From Alcohol Proof to Galileo : Notes from the Oesper Collections, No. 34, September/October 2015

A surviving set of “spirit bubbles: for testing the proof of alcoholic beverages.
A surviving set of “spirit bubbles:” for testing the
proof of alcoholic beverages.

Issue 34 explores some of the curious uses of glass balls to approximate the density of liquids.

 

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